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Matchmoving: The Invisible Art of Camera Tracking, 2nd Edition by Tim Dobbert

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Chapter 12

Multipurposing Matchmoving Data

Matchmovers gather or generate all sorts of data during the matchmoving process. We’ve already seen how that information can be used to mark the key locations of objects within a scene and even to build models from them. In this chapter, I show you some alternate uses for matchmoving data and how the data can benefit other artists in the pipeline. You might never need to use these techniques, but I present them here as food for thought.

Chapter Contents

  • Creating Special Cameras
  • Matchmoving for Paint Work: “Patchmoves”
  • Matchmoving for Compositing
  • Matchmoving for TD Work

Creating Special Cameras

For the most part, matchmoves involve tracking a camera and then delivering that camera correctly placed into ...

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